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Former Tesla workers launch mysterious Gardena start-up with ties to Chinese multibillionaire

Published: 
Fri, 11/06/2015 (All day)

In an industrial corner of Gardena, near a credit union and pet cemetery, a small white sign in front of a metal building reads “Faraday Future,” with a number to call for deliveries.

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Tesla's 90 second battery swaps will power EVs faster than gas pumps fill tanks

Published: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:39pm
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Transportation

Tesla founder Elon Musk has mentioned battery swap service stations as an even faster alternative to charging for EV drivers, and tonight the company showed just how efficiently it can be done.

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Charging Ahead on an Electric Highway

Published: 
Fri, 09/28/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

Los Angeles

LAST Monday I drove the Model S, a full-size sedan recently introduced by Tesla, the California electric-car start-up, from Lake Tahoe to Los Angeles. I covered 531 miles and the drive took 11.5 hours, during which the car consumed zero gasoline and produced no tailpipe emissions.

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One Big Step for Tesla, One Giant Leap for E.V.’s

Published: 
Fri, 09/28/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

Berkeley, Calif.

AUTOMAKERS have a favored buzzword for promoting important new models: game-changer.

Excuse me, but the game is not so easily changed.